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  • Former 49ers, Packers defensive tackle Quinton Dial announces retirement

    Pro Football Talk "Former San Francisco 49ers and Green Bay Packers defensive tackle Quinton Dial announced his retirement from the NFL in a post on his instagram account Thursday night. “I want to thank the San Francisco 49ers and the Green Bay Packers for the opportunity that you gave a country..." May 17

  • NFL and marijuana: Players hope for change in punishing policy

    Detroit Free Press "The pain wasn't the same as a midair smack from a hulking linebacker while coming across the middle, but former Detroit Lions superstar receiver Calvin Johnson said he needed some serious relief during his 2016 season on "Dancing with the Stars."  “When I..." May 15

  • Packers Sign Rookie OL Elgton Jenkins

    Pro Football Rumors "The Packers are almost finished signing their entire draft class. General manager BrianGutekunst announced today that the team has signed second-round offensive lineman Elgton Jenkins. The team used their lone second-rounder (44th overall) on the Mississippi..." May 13

  • Watch Aaron Rodgers Get KILLED During His EPIC Cameo On Game Of Thrones

    Total Pro Sports "Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers made a brief cameo during Sunday night’s episode of “Game of Thrones,” but the episode had fans confused as to which person he exactly was. It came down to two scenes where he was first reported as an archer of the..." May 13

  • Until Aaron Rodgers departs, organizational dysfunction unlikely to unravel Packers

    ACME Packing Company "Just over 16 months have passed since Green Bay Packers president Mark Murphy restructured the team’s football operations. Under the new arrangement, the general manager, head coach, and executive vice president all operate independently from one another and report directly to..." May 13

  • Hard Knocks team for 2019 still in limbo

    Clutch Points "The NFL offseason has been chugging along, and the start of the season seems right around the corner. But one important milestone has been missing, as we still don’t know which team is going to appear on ‘Hard Knocks.’ The popular HBO show has usually announced its team for..." May 13

  • Critics of new Packers management structure say it could lead to dysfunction

    USA Today "As the Green Bay Packers embark on a new chapter in their long, storied history under first-year head coach Matt LaFleur, one thing is clear: The paradigm inside 1265 Lombardi Ave. has changed. An organizational chart that for 25 years spelled out the franchise’s..." May 12

  • Matt LaFleur, Packers currently have a chaotic power structure

    Packers News "As the Green Bay Packers embark on a new chapter in their long, storied history under first-year head coach Matt LaFleur, one thing is clear: The paradigm inside 1265 Lombardi Ave. has changed. An organizational chart that for 25 years spelled out the franchise’s..." May 12

  • Report: Matt LaFleur didn’t have full say on hiring Packers’ assistants

    Packers News "As the Green Bay Packers embark on a new chapter in their long, storied history under first-year head coach Matt LaFleur, one thing is clear: The paradigm inside 1265 Lombardi Ave. has changed. An organizational chart that for 25 years spelled out the franchise’s..." May 11

  • Why NFL players should never 'do anything for free' according to NFLPA director

    NBC Sports Washington "If it was up to NFL Player's Association executive director DeMaurice Smith, players like Redskins rookie Montez Sweat wouldn't step a foot near the field at rookie minicamp without a contract. And all players, he said, wouldn't do anything on the field for things..." May 10

  • The Best Player Who Could Be Cut from Every NFL Roster This Offseason

    Bleacher Report "Follow the money. The statement is as true in professional football as any other walk of life.  NFL teams won't release good players without reason. Mitigating factors prompt such action. More often than not, a burdensome contract causes the organization to move on from..." May 10

  • NFL Jersey Ads Could Be Lucrative, But Complicated

    SI "If you view the NFL and its teams as a greedy business, you’d have a pretty good point. Teams raise ticket prices even after losing seasons. They put city councils in chokeholds for tax dollars to renovate existing stadiums or make new ones entirely. The league pays its..." May 10

  • John Dorsey: Browns fans more passionate than Packers

    WKYC "Cleveland Browns general manager John Dorsey knows a thing or two about playing in front of and leading teams that have passionate fan bases. As a player and young executive, Dorsey grew up in the Green Bay Packers’ organization, and later, became the general manager of the..." May 10

  • Aaron Rodgers to Appear in Next Episode of 'Game of Thrones'

    12 Up "Only two episodes remains for the beloved HBO show Game of Thrones. The eighth season's fifth episode is anticipated to be one of the most thrilling yet, and there will be very special cameo in the episode.  Packers fans, get excited, because Aaron..." May 09

  • Bucks fan buys Danica Patrick and friend drinks right in front of Aaron Rodgers

    New York Post "Danica Patrick made a new friend in Milwaukee on Wednesday night while watching the Bucks defeat the Celtics, 116-91, in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals in front of boyfriend Aaron Rodgers. Sitting courtside, the camera captured Patrick, 37, and her pal receiving..." May 09

  • Which quarterbacks won’t get big-money long-term deal?

    Pro Football Talk "Over the past few years, NFL teams have made a habit out of handing out new contract after new contract to quarterbacks, with in many cases the latest quarterback to sign becoming the highest-paid player in league history. Since June 2017, Derek Carr passed Andrew..." May 08

  • Former Packers GM Ted Thompson reveals ‘autonomic disorder,’ explains why he stepped down

    Madison.com "Former Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson revealed Wednesday that he has been suffering from what he called “an autonomic disorder” in a statement released by the team. Thompson, 66, was inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame on Saturday night after a 13-year..." May 08

  • Geronimo Allison has the potential to quiet critics of Packers’ receiver group

    ACME Packing Company "The Green Bay Packers chose to address their defense in the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft, selecting a pass-rusher and a safety with their two day-one picks. Then the team passed up on some talented receivers in round two, grabbing an offensive lineman in Elgton..." May 07

  • Next wave of free agency expected after Tuesday's comp-pick deadline

    The Score "The NFL draft is in the rear-view mirror, and the last big wave of free-agent signings could be just around the corner. After Tuesday's deadline at 11:59 p.m. ET, teams will be able to ink players on the open market without those additions counting against the 2020..." May 07

  • Bart Starr is hoping to attend Green Bay Packers’ Week 2 showdown with Minnesota Vikings

    Clutch Points "Bart Starr hasn’t done much in the way of public appearances as he’s gotten older, but the Green Bay Packers and NFL legend looks like he’ll be coming out to cheer on the Packers once again during one of their 2019 regular season games. Starr’s son, Bart Starr..." May 06

  • Danica Patrick Forced to Shoot Down Pregnancy Rumors Following Instagram Frenzy

    12 Up "Sorry, folks. Aaron Rodgers is not becoming a baby daddy anytime soon.  Danica Patrick, the longtime girlfriend of the Packers quarterback, inadvertently fueled baby rumors for a few hours on Sunday when she posted a photo with her younger sister, Brooke, who happens to have..." May 06

  • NFL Trades that Should Happen Before the 2019 NFL Season

    Bleacher Report "No trade is unrealistic in the NFL.  This rule used to apply to only mock drafts. The way the 2019 draft ended up unfolding would have been slammed by most onlookers if it was a simple mock draft before the event started.  Similar story for trade..." May 06

  • Report: Dolphins have “made overtures” to Nick Perry

    Pro Football Talk "The Dolphins have largely stayed away from signing veteran players this offseason, but there may be an exception when it comes to adding some help in the defensive front seven. Adam Beasley of the Miami Herald reports that the team has “made overtures” to former..." May 06

  • Ted Thompson Enters the Packers HOF for Building Winners

    The Sports Daily "The Green Bay Packers enjoyed a period of sustained success while Ted Thompson was their general manager. This weekend, Thompson will be honored for those accomplishments as he becomes only the second person to be inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame exclusively as a general..." May 05

  • Looks Like Aaron Rodgers & Danica Patrick Might Be Having A Kid

    Total Pro Sports "One of the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history might be welcoming a little bundle of joy pretty soon. After his realtionship with Olivia Munn ended, the Green Bay Packers legend took his realtionship talents to Danica Patrick and they’ve been going strong ever..." May 05

  • Packers downplay Rashan Gary’s decision to wear a shoulder brace

    Pro Football Talk "Michigan linebacker Rashan Gary enters the NFL with concerns about his shoulder. Concerns that have been downplayed by him and by his new team, the Packers. The downplaying continued on Friday, when Gary showed up for his first practice as a Packers with (drum roll) a brace on his..." May 04

  • Packers Sign Six Draft Picks Including First-Round DE Rashan Gary

    NFL Trade Rumors "  The Green Bay Packers announced that they’ve signed six draft picks on Friday including first-round DE Rashan Gary. Gary, 21, was selected by the Packers with the No. 12 overall pick and was considered one of the best defensive ends in the 2019 NFL..." May 03

  • 17 first-round picks from 2016 had their fifth-year options picked up

    Pro Football Talk "When NFL teams decline to pick up the fifth-year option for a first-round draft pick, they’re essentially saying that pick fell short of expectations. By that measure, 45 percent of the first-round picks in the 2016 NFL draft fell short. The fifth-year option decisions are..." May 03

  • Packers Sign Darnell Savage Jr.

    Pro Football Rumors "The Packers have already signed first-round draft pick Darnell Savage Jr. to his rookie contract, as NFL Insider Adam Caplan tweets. Savage is the first 2019 first-round choice to put pen to paper. " May 02

  • Packers did not want Clay Matthews back even at discount

    Larry Brown Sports "Clay Matthews had a funny reaction on social media this week when the Green Bay Packers announced they had given his old jersey number to first-round pick Rashan Gary, and the star linebacker may have a good reason to feel bitter toward the team he spent the first 10 years of his career..." May 02

  • Report: Packers exercise fifth-year option on Kenny Clark

    247 Sports "Kenny Clark will be with the Green Bay Packers for another season. According to Field Yates of ESPN, the Packers exercise the fifth-year option the veteran defensive lineman. This means he won't be a free agent until the 2020 season comes to an end. Players who are drafted..." May 01

  • Rashan Gary says joining Packers is ‘meant to be’

    Clutch Points "When the Green Bay Packers selected Michigan linebacker Rashan Gary with the 12th overall pick in the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft, many around the league saw it as a reach thanks to the lack of production the player had during his collegiate career. For Gary, though, he considers the pick..." April 30

  • 13 NFL veterans who have been put on notice after NFL draft

    USA Today "The 2019 NFL draft now complete, the roster-building process for the league's 32 teams is basically complete heading into next season. Sure, clubs will tinker — prominent free agents like Ndamukong Suh, Eric Berry, Michael Crabtree and Ziggy Ansah remain..." April 30

  • Packers waive OL Nico Siragusa & S Jason Thompson

    ACME Packing Company "There will actually be two open spots. ESPN’s Rob Demovsky reports that the team is also waiving safety Jason Thompson as well. Both transactions showed up on Monday’s official NFL transaction wire. A fourth-round draft pick by the Baltimore Ravens in 2017, Siragusa spent..." April 29

  • Clay Matthews has funny reaction to Packers giving Rashan Gary his old number

    Sportsnaut "The Green Bay Packers used the No. 12 overall pick during the 2019 NFL Draft to select Michigan’s Rashan Gary, and then they gave him Clay Matthews’ old number. On Monday, the Packers announced that Gary would be wearing No. 52. Matthews noticed pretty quickly and had..." April 29

  • Packers Add Depth and Speed on the Third Day of the Draft

    The Sports Daily "The Green Bay Packers added depth at several positions on the third day of the NFL Draft. The Pack had four picks, one in the fifth round, two in the sixth and one in the seventh. Throughout the process, GM Brian Gutekunst placed an emphasis on adding athleticism and versatility throughout the..." April 28

  • Jace Sternberger offers Packers upside as receiver, needs work as blocker

    ACME Packing Company "Many analysts expected the Green Bay Packers to add a tight end in the 2019 NFL Draft. Though the wait lasted longer than expected, the team did land one of the rookie class’s top prospects at the position, selecting Texas A&M’s Jace Sternberger with the 75th overall..." April 27

  • Packers draft pick Elgton Jenkins’ athleticism makes him a perfect fit for Matt LaFleur’s offense

    ACME Packing Company "The refrain about the Green Bay Packers for years has been that they don’t draft college interior offensive linemen. While that was a trend, it’s fair to call it a preference rather than a hard and fast rule. Corey Linsley was one of the first players to break that tendency back in..." April 27

  • John Elway: Drew Lock, Joe Flacco a 'Brett Favre, Aaron Rodgers-Type Situation'

    Bleacher Report "Denver Broncos general manager John Elway doesn't envision there being a quarterback controversy after trading up to take former Missouri Tigers star Drew Lock with the 42nd overall pick. Rather, Elway believes this is a golden opportunity for Lock to learn from Super..." April 27

  • Report: Packers could be eyeing Ohio State WR Parris Campbell

    Clutch Points "The Green Bay Packers own two picks in the first round in 2019 draft and according to Albert Breer, one guy the Packers could have their eyes on is Ohio State Buckeyes wide receiver Parris Campbell. Most believe that he will be an early second round pick but the last few days his name..." April 26

  • Packers draft pick Rashan Gary says his shoulder is at ‘110 percent’

    USA Today "New Green Bay Packers edge rusher Rashan Gary denied rumors he needs surgery to repair a shoulder injury. In a conference call with reporters Thursday night, Gary – who the Packers made the 12th overall pick in the first round – said his shoulder was “110..." April 26

  • Packers may have unique plan for Rashan Gary

    Clutch Points "Rashan Gary became the No. 1-ranked college prospect in America in 2016 primarily as a defensive tackle. Then he came to Michigan and played strongside defensive end. When the Green Bay Packers selected Gary with the 12th overall selection in Thursday’s first round of the..." April 26

  • Packers select Darnell Savage

    The Score "The Green Bay Packers have traded up to the No. 21 overall pick in a deal with the Seattle Seahawks to select safety Darnell Savage out of Maryland. Seattle acquired the 30th pick and a pair of fourth-round selections (No. 114 and No. 118 overall) in return. More to..." April 25

  • Seahawks Trade No. 21 To Packers

    Pro Football Rumors "The Packers are moving up. ESPN’s Field Yates tweets that Green Bay has acquired pick No. 21 from the Seahawks. In exchange, Seattle will receive No. 30, No. 114, and No. 118. " April 25

  • Packers select Michigan LB Rashan Gary at No. 12 overall

    Packers.com "The Packers added to their defense with their first pick of the 2019 NFL Draft by selecting Michigan linebacker Rashan Gary at No. 12 overall. Gary, a two-time first-team All-Big Ten selection, is known as a disrupter up front. Playing defensive end for the Wolverines, he recorded..." April 25

  • Which NFL player will get booed the loudest at the 2019 NFL Draft?

    SB Nation "There will be plenty of heartwarming displays at the 2019 NFL Draft. There will be players who combined hard work and athleticism to earn their chance to play football at the highest level. There will be beloved NFL veterans making their brief return to the spotlight to rally their..." April 25

  • Packers 2018 draft pick on absence from team: ‘My life was on the line’

    USA Today "Without expounding in detail, Green Bay Packers offensive lineman Cole Madison for the first time Tuesday explained why he decided to take a year off from football in 2018. Madison, a fifth-round pick last spring, said his absence was necessary so he could focus on..." April 24

  • Drew Lock An Option For Packers?

    Pro Football Rumors "Fourteen years ago, the Packers bypassed top help for Brett Favre by taking Aaron Rodgers. After being far more active in free agency this offseason than they were in Ted Thompson‘s first as GM in 2005, would Brian Gutekunst use a similar..." April 23

  • Green Bay GM hints that team will pick up fifth-year option on Kenny Clark

    Clutch Points "From a contractual perspective, Kenny Clark’s future with the Green Bay Packersremains up in the air. Regardless, don’t expect him to be playing anywhere other than Green Bay for the foreseeable future. Packers general manager Brian Gutekunst confirmed on Monday that the team..." April 22

  • 5 teams that can't afford to make mistakes at 2019 NFL Draft

    The Score "A lot is riding on the draft, which runs from Thursday to Saturday. The futures of NFL franchises will turn based on the decisions made inside 32 war rooms. Some teams, however, have more riding on this year's draft than others. Here are five teams that must get their selections..." April 22